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Man arrested Thursday on 11th public intoxication charge

This news story was published on December 16, 2011.
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At 10:50 am on Thursday Mason City police received a report of an assault at Kum & Go, loacted 1224 Federal Ave North.

Before a police officer arrived the parties involved had left. The male subject returned prior to officer leaving the scene. Law enforcement subsequently arrested 29 year old John Dale Bohall of Mason City on an aggravated misdemeanor count of public intoxication.

Court records show Bohall has been convicted of public intoxication ten times since 2006. In two of the cases Bohall was also arrested for assaulting a peace officer.

A defendant convicted of aggravated public intoxication could receive up to two years in prison and be ordered to complete an alcohol treatment program.

Bohall was transported and booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail. On Friday morning Bohall is listed on the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s inmate population report as being held on a $2,000 cash or surety bond.

John Dale Bohall


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3 Responses to Man arrested Thursday on 11th public intoxication charge

  1. Joe Smoker Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2011 at 11:22 am

    Apparently the two judges interviewed by the globe felt that way, however the judge who sentenced Michael Cabrera to two years in prison for his 11th offense didn’t read the globe.

  2. SM Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2011 at 12:44 am

    He came into the store and asked who called the police. I was in there and was watching it happen.

  3. Lawsteward Reply Report comment

    December 16, 2011 at 10:36 pm

    I really think this is a “non-story”. We have already been told by the GG that the local judges have told them they will be assigning deferred and suspended sentences because of jail overcrowding! So why are we interested ib his 11th arrest or his 40th…it isn’t going to make any difference!